Making Homemade Kaya in a Sous Vide Water Bath

Since our trip to Hong Kong in January, I’ve been dreaming about French toast served with kaya, a thick sweet coconut spread. On chatting to my dear friend Diana about my experimentations with French toast made in my waffle machine, she mentioned that she’d come across a few recipes for making kaya using a sous ... Read more »

Year of the Rooster | Perfectly Poached Chicken Cantonese-Style + Spring Onion & Ginger Dip

Wishing all who celebrate the Chinese New Year a healthy, happy and prosperous one. ‘Kung hei fat choy’ (Cantonese) or ‘gong xi fa cai’ (Mandarin) to you! To celebrate the new year of the rooster, we have another wonderful guest post by my friend Diana Chan. The Chinese lunar new year has just begun. Each ... Read more »

Diana’s Stir Fry 1-2-3

Guest post by Diana Chan. This evening I had dinner by myself and made a dish the way my grandmother would have done – simple, nourishing and delicious. We are Cantonese, from the south of China.  After living many years in Europe I have observed that the Cantonese and Italians share a common approach to ... Read more »

Introducing Guest Blogger Diana Chan

Back in June I spent a lovely weekend attending the Oxford Food Symposium, held in St Catherine’s College, Oxford. It’s very remiss of me not to share the experience here on the blog, as I had a wonderful time attending delightfully diverse lectures, meeting fellow delegates and appreciating the excellent catering. But I made few ... Read more »